David Nietlispach

David is Portfolio Manager of Pala Assets’ Arete Fund and focuses on defining the fund’s overall strategy, overseeing restructuring processes and covering the corporate and sovereign bond issuers from the Eastern European region. He joined the company in 2012 and initiated the institutional set-up of Pala Assets’ portfolios.

Prior to joining Pala Assets, David worked as a research analyst at Bank Julius Baer with the responsibility for fixed income and currency recommendations for Eastern European issuers and economies. Previous professional experience includes editor assignments at the financial market section of the Neue Zürcher Zeitung and research roles at UBS and the University of Zurich.

David holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Zurich, Switzerland.